Author Archives: Tony Peters

2019 Dr Edge Pinot Noir

Unlike its maker, this wine is quite pretty (in my defence, Pete Dredge would not like to be called pretty).  However, very much like its maker, this wine exudes character, substance and likeability (because of the red squiggly line underneath, … Continue reading

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2018 Serere Beechworth Syrah

I don’t like Mondays.  I’m sure there are those that do but personally, I don’t know anyone that does.  Maybe hospitality industry guys and gals because that is part of their weekend.  However, for us Monday to Friday slaves to … Continue reading

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2019 Angullong Orange Region Shiraz

A little while back I posted a review about a very good chardonnay.  The main thing I pointed out at the time was the opinions about the variety.  Well, I had a similar response from a couple of work colleagues … Continue reading

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2017 Gartelmann Wines Wilhelm Shiraz

I don’t watch much telly.  I enjoy listening to music more so, especially the old favourites; one of which is Genesis (and later Phil Collins when he went out on his own).  One song that came up today was, “Invisible … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Devote Greenock Shiraz

Everyone would be familiar with the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”  While this particular phrase originated in 1913, it is based on a proverb dating back to 1866 that went, “Eat an apple on going to … Continue reading

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2018 Schwarz Wine Co Grenache Shiraz Mataro

I’m going to take you back to your school days and ask, do you remember what a scalene triangle is?  I don’t expect that you could be bothered googling it so I’ll remind you. It is a triangle with three … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Vin de Soif

Two’s company, three’s a crowd. As it turns out, this phrase has been around for hundreds of years. Thankfully, it doesn’t relate to wine because, the number three in this ‘crowd’, if you like, is about 5% Carignan which perfectly … Continue reading

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2019 Robert Stein Half Dry Riesling

I have been known to store a lot of photos on my phone.  I’m probably not alone on that point but there is always a reason for me not deleting a photo.  Well, I’m glad I chose to keep a … Continue reading

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2018 Serere Beechworth Chardonnay

I find it both interesting and funny the perceptions of Chardonnay.  Over the last couple of weeks I have had three people provide different views about the variety, all of which were fair but, dare I say, closed.  They were, … Continue reading

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Hastwell & Lightfoot ‘Fat and Skinny’ Range Releases

I don’t know who else will be able to relate to this but, when I read the name of these wines, and saw the picture on the label, I immediately thought of Laurel & Hardy, the comedy duo from the … Continue reading

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